Mechanical Engineering / Metallurgy

Mechanical Engineering / Metallurgy


The district's biggest industrial sector

Companies setting up industrial sites will appreciate the expertise of Aube's professionals in the sector:

  • Areas of excellence (from standard large-scale production to individual parts): aeronautics, machine tools, packaging machines, medical equipment, automotive

  • Wide range of subcontractors, with over 100 SMEs: welding, cutting, surface treatment, turning, drawing, oxy-cutting etc.

  • Pool of local skills: highly qualified personnel thanks to a wide range of training options in mechanical engineering and metallurgy

Dynamism in the sector

The competitive cluster Materalia was born from an ambition shared by manufacturers in Champagne Ardenne and Lorraine and by central government to promote a region of innovation in materials and processes.



Mechanical engineering                          Degoisey, Plancy méca 
Metal fabrication                                       Assa Abloy, Mefro roues France, Al Babtain, Cycleurope, Sedis
Specialist machines                                Gravotech, Ariès packaging, Electrolux
Equipment                                                  Pons, Pok, Larbaletier, PSI
Foundry                                                       Manoir Aerospace

Training and Research


  • DUT technical diploma in Electrical Engineering and Industrial IT (IUT Troyes)
  • BTS technician's diploma in Industrial Control and Automatic Regulation/Mechanical Production Technology/Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Automation (Groupe Saint-Joseph Troyes)
  • Work-placement apprenticeship courses leading to BEP, BAC Pro and BTS qualifications in metalwork and machining and BEP and BAC Pro vocational college courses 
  • Training in Industrial Organisation, Quality, Industrial Techniques etc. (AFPI Troyes)



  • LASMIS (UTT) : Mechanical Systems and Concurrent Engineering Laboratory dedicated to the developement of mechanical engineering tools for component design and production in operational safety (blades for aircraft engines, prostheses, gears etc.) 
  • CRITT MDTS (Charleville-Mézières) : specialist research and consultancy in materials, deposits and surface treatments (metallography, mechanical testing, metrology, tribology etc.)
  • LNIO (UTT) : Nanotechnology and Optical Instrumentation Laboratory, with the NANOMAT platform for nano-manufacturing and nano-characterisation 
  • Integrated R&D at the Materalia competitive cluster: system security, nanotechnology and eco-industries

More informations:

Email :
Phone:03 25 43 70 14

Key figures

  • 210 companies
  • 5,020 jobs
  • 1st industrial sector of Aube
  • 1 competitive cluster, Materalia

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